Matt Aitken is a commercial real estate agent for Sherman & Hemstreet. He was elected as District One Commissioner (2010-2012) in downtown Augusta which gave him many opportunities to learn about local government. Matt served on the Engineering Committee which looked at all of the city's development projects. He was also the Ex Officio on Augusta Richmond County Planning and Zoning and the Aviation Board. Matt had the privilege of getting a 38mm installed at the Augusta Convention Center with a new 12m Parking Deck built that gives Augusta a competitive edge for economic venues.